The table below looks at the statistics for POCO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POCO over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank 899 914 876
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Permanent jobs citing POCO 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41711 48043 44800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.77% 40.06% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35548 40680 39010
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POCO
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK.

POCO Salary Trend in the UK

POCO
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POCO over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

POCO Salary Histogram in the UK

POCO
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POCO within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £32,500 -
Wales - 4 £32,500 -
England +38 1 £60,000 -
London +13 1 £60,000 -
Newport - 1 £35,000 -

POCO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO.

1 18 (81.82%) Multithreading
2 16 (72.73%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
4 12 (54.55%) WCF
4 12 (54.55%) WPF
4 12 (54.55%) Validation
4 12 (54.55%) Workflow
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) ADO.NET
4 12 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (54.55%) Data Modelling
4 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 10 (45.45%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 6 (27.27%) SaaS
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (27.27%) Ajax
7 6 (27.27%) SQLite
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) PHP
7 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server

POCO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) SQLite
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) MSI
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) Senior Developer
3 12 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior C# Developer
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
6 5 (22.73%) Programmer
6 5 (22.73%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (22.73%) Software Programmer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 12 (54.55%) WCF
3 12 (54.55%) WPF
3 12 (54.55%) ADO.NET
3 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (27.27%) Ajax
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (18.18%) Physics
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Multithreading
2 12 (54.55%) Validation
2 12 (54.55%) Workflow
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
6 4 (18.18%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) Android Development
8 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) VC++
4 4 (18.18%) C
5 3 (13.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Twitter
3 4 (18.18%) Green Hills
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce